3 Activities With One Filler For Toddlers and Preschoolers

Three sensory bin activities with one sensory bin filler

It’s A Small World After All

Being cooped up has started to take its toll on our crew. This week presented a few more challenges for us. In my opinion, regardless of how fun your toys are, a change of scenery is still needed every so often. We are in North Carolina and it gets rather warm so we utilized waterContinue reading “It’s A Small World After All”

Naturally Dyed DIY Playdough

Playdough is a great fine motor activity to build muscles in children’s hands. These muscles are important for things like gripping writing utensils, dressing themselves, and manipulating small items. I have also found playdough time to be a calming and creative outlet for my spirited girl. The focus helps to slow her breathing and theContinue reading “Naturally Dyed DIY Playdough”

Cardboard DIY Popsicles

We recently started a special “late night Friday” with our four year old daughter. We noticed she was craving solo time with us and a special night would give my husband and myself an opportunity to engage in age appropriate activities with her without the concern of our our one year old while doing so.Continue reading “Cardboard DIY Popsicles”

What Is An Invitation To Play?

Does a child really need an invitation to play? Well, we aren’t sitting down addressing envelopes but a child is still learning how to play. Simplifying their play options can help ease them into a deeper concentration. What is an invitation to play? According to TeachPreschool, “Simply stated, an invitation to play is arranging theContinue reading “What Is An Invitation To Play?”

Easy Rainbow Rice Recipe That is Vinegar Free

Rainbow rice is so much fun and can be reused time and time again. Our first batch of rainbow rice lasted at least a year. It reached the point of not being able to take the smell any longer, I kept waiting for it to wear off but that never happened. For our newest batchContinue reading “Easy Rainbow Rice Recipe That is Vinegar Free”